Roberts Štelmahers

Roberts Štelmahers (born November 19, 1974) is a Latvian retired professional basketball player, who played the point guard position. Štelmahers was a member of the Latvia national basketball team from 1992 to 2005 participating in four EuroBasket final tournaments in 1997,[1] 2001,[2] 2003[3] and 2005.[4] He has played a total of 144 games for his national team. Currently he is the head coach of the Latvia national basketball team and BK Ventspils of the Latvian Basketball League.

Roberts Štelmahers
Roberts Stelmahers by Augustas Didzgalvis.jpg
PositionHead coach
LeagueEstonian League
VTB United League
Personal information
Born (1974-11-19) November 19, 1974 (age 46)
Riga, Latvian SSR, Soviet Union
Listed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight194 lb (88 kg)
Career information
Playing career1990–2009
PositionPoint guard
Coaching career2009–present
Career history
As player:
1990–1991Rīgas ASK
1991–1995Bonus Riga
1998Avtodor Saratov
1998–1999Zielona Góra
1999–2000Śląsk Wrocław
2000–2001Pınar Karşıyaka
2002–2004KK Union Olimpija
2004–2008Lietuvos Rytas
2009ASK Riga
2009Societa Veroli Basket
As coach:
2009BC Perlas
2010–2011BC Lietuvos Rytas (Asst.)
2011BC Perlas
2010–2012Latvia (Asst.)
2011–2012BC Pieno žvaigždės
2012–2015BK Ventspils
2016–2017Czarni Słupsk
2017–2019BK Ventspils
Career highlights and awards

Playing careerEdit

Štelmahers grew up with ASK Riga youth team, he made his debut with Rīgas ASK during the 1990–91 season. After that he signed Bonus Riga and played there till the 1994–95 championship. Then he signed with ASK/Broceni/Riga for 1995–96 season and played there until the 1997–98 championship. Štelmahers moved to Russia for the 1998–99 season, signed by Avtodor Saratov. He was released on late December due to club's financial problems and in January moved to Poland, signed by Zielona Góra. He stayed in Poland and signed with Śląsk Wrocław for the 1999–00 season. For the 2000–01 season, Štelmahers moved to Turkey and signed with Pınar Karşıyaka. He stayed in Turkey and played for Ülkerspor in the 2001–02 season. After that Štelmahers moved to Slovenia and played two seasons in KK Union Olimpija. In 2004 he moved back to Baltics and signed with Lithuanian powerhouse Lietuvos Rytas where he stayed until the 2007–08 championship. After a break due to an injury he signed with his first team Rīgas ASK in January 2009.[5] He retired in 2009.

Euroleague career statisticsEdit

  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  PIR  Performance Index Rating
 Bold  Career high
2001–02 Ülkerspor 19 13 20.0 .462 .341 .791 1.6 1.5 .9 .0 6.5 7.3
2002–03 Union Olimpija 20 7 24.1 .520 .219 .825 2.0 2.3 1.0 .0 8.6 8.6
2003–04 Union Olimpija 16 15 30.3 .438 .352 .844 2.4 3.1 1.1 .0 11.6 12.6
2005–06 Lietuvos Rytas 16 16 28.1 .417 .418 .771 2.6 3.4 .9 .0 10.1 10.1



  1. ^ "European Championship for Men 1997 – Latvian squad". FIBA Europe. Retrieved on 2009-01-22
  2. ^ "European Championship for Men 2001 – Latvian squad". FIBA Europe. Retrieved on 2009-01-22
  3. ^ "European Championship for Men 2003 – Latvian squad". FIBA Europe. Retrieved on 2009-01-22
  4. ^ "EuroBasket 2005 – Latvian squad". Retrieved on 2009-01-22
  5. ^ "ASK Riga inks Stelmahers". TalkBasket (2009-01-08). Retrieved on 2009-01-22
  6. ^ "Lietuvos Rytas is the new champ!!!! Archived 2008-12-21 at the Wayback Machine". ULEB CUP (2005-04-19). Retrieved on 2009-01-22
  7. ^ "Lietuvos Rytas – SEB BBL champs!!!". SEB BBL Homepage (2007-04-21). Retrieved on 2009-01-22

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